#841 Monty Python – Previous Record

This is the second Python record to come up from my collection, you’d think I had dozens of them, but that’s the joy of random serendipity. This is Monty Python’s third album, released in 1972, with sketches drawn predominantly from their 3rd series of the Flying Circus. I first heard this as a young teenager, … Continue reading #841 Monty Python – Previous Record

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#856 Monty Python – Another Monty Python Record

I first discovered Monty Python through their records rather than the Flying Circus TV show. This was via cassette copies of said records, smuggled into the house by my brother, lent most likely by the same friend who first introduced us to Genesis. (Scoggins bros, you have a lot to answer for!) It wasn’t until … Continue reading #856 Monty Python – Another Monty Python Record

#1382 Various Artists – Fill Your Head With Rock

This double album compilation is a sequel to the CBS Rock Machine compilations, which I first discovered in my Aunt’s record collection when I lived with her in Scotland for a while before starting university. That was a formative time in so many respects, and the gradual exploration of her fair-sized record collection was a … Continue reading #1382 Various Artists – Fill Your Head With Rock

#1136 Camille Saint-Saëns – Symphony No 3 (‘Organ’)

I love the utter randomness of the cover of this LP, bought at one of my Record Planet expeditions in Utrecht for €1. Record Fairs are often good places to find classical LPs because hardly anyone else there is looking for them, they’re after weird Italian prog rock or rare Japanese 7 inches. I’ve picked … Continue reading #1136 Camille Saint-Saëns – Symphony No 3 (‘Organ’)